DACA or the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” has very much been in the news lately as the Republicans and Democrats in Washington argue over immigration policy in the United States. Indeed, we’ve received an increase in inquiries looking for a so-called “DACA lawyer” here in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas.
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A controversial new immigration bill brought forth by Conservative House members is gaining attention due to the claim that government leadership expressed willingness to pursue the Republican-only bill in exchange for their votes to pass government funding. The bill is fronted by Bob Goodlatte, Raul Labrador, Mike McCaul, and Martha McSally, key committee and subcommittee … Read more
A California federal judge obstructed President Trump’s efforts to end DACA temporarily in a ruling on Tuesday, January 9th. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era initiative put in place to protect the young immigrants who arrived to the United States as children, has had an uncertain future since Trump’s September announcement that … Read more
In the newest update for the “DREAMers,” or young immigrants dependent on Obama’s DACA program, President Trump has announced a bipartisan meeting to take place this upcoming week in order to discuss the next steps in immigration reform. Republican senators have been confident in their statements that a deal is fastly approaching, hopefully by the … Read more
The Washington Examiner released a report late last week examining where the Trump Administration could go with immigration in 2018. Reporters expect that the coming year will see the administration focusing on overhauling the immigration system and building the border wall. According to Customs and Border Protection, the agency doesn’t have the money that would … Read more
President Trump and his administration have cracked down on immigration enforcement, sending worry through the immigrant community, their families and loved ones. While some cities are actively assisting the administration in detaining those who have come here from other countries, other cities are rolling out friendly policies and attempting to attract newcomers. Five of those … Read more
President Donald Trump made waves last September when he announced his plan to end Obama’s program to help young immigrants, DACA. This program, The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, aimed to help minors who had entered the country illegally by giving them a renewable deportation deferral that also allowed them to receive work permits. The … Read more
According to recent numbers, about five million children in the country have a parent who is undocumented. These families are at the worst risk of separation because, if the parent is detained, the children may end up in foster care. Attorneys are now warning that this problem may soon become worse. People who are not … Read more
It was up in the air whether or not the Trump Administration’s travel ban would be upheld and we now have the answer, at least temporarily: Yes. The Supreme Court gave its permission to restrict new entry into the United States from six nations that have Muslim majority populations. Even those people with families or … Read more